On Friday, The Kazz Music Orchestra played at a wedding I’ve been really looking forward to all year – the wedding of Jenna and Bradley at The Liberty Warehouse in Brooklyn, NY. There was lots to like about this wedding. First off, Jenna is a huge Motown fan, so the mix of music for the whole night was old school classic Motown, Soul, and R&B. It’s personally my favorite music, so I had a blast playing all night! For the ceremony, Andrea played solo piano and they chose “You’re All I Need To Get By”, “Stand By Me”, and then “For Once In My Life” on saxophone. As a little added bonus, I offered to play saxophone on the recessional as a nice way to end the ceremony with a little more “flare”.
The decor at the wedding was awesome – black and white everywhere. The format for the reception was basically a continuous cocktail hour throughout the night. So, there were no formal seating assignments – just tables and even couches set up throughout the event space. We performed as an 8 piece band with two horns for the night, which is a great match for the style of music that they wanted. All around, it was a really great party. Jenna worked very closely with the band in terms of the music selection in the planning process, which was a lot of fun for me. It’s great to work with couples that are very involved, but at the same time trusting of us to do what we need to in order to rock the party. So, it was a great partnership, and it resulted in a really fun wedding for us! Congratulations Jenna and Bradley!